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Council Highlights – October 2022

Recognition of Former Mayors On October 17, the City formally recognized people who have served as Mayor of the modern City of Castlegar (since amalgamation with Kinnaird) for their service and commitment to our community with a commemorative gavel. This includes: Audrey Moore – served from 1977-1993 Michael O’Connor – served from 1993-2005 Lawrence Chernoff – served from ......

City Reconfirms Preliminary Election Results for Office of Mayor

The City of Castlegar’s Chief Elections Officer has reconfirmed the preliminary election results for the Office of Mayor. Following the release of the preliminary election results for the Office of Mayor on Saturday, October 15, 2022, the City received a request from a candidate to complete a recount of ballots. The City completed a recount ......

City of Castlegar Invites the Community to Recognize Mayors

On Monday, October 17, 2022, people who have served as mayor of the modern City of Castlegar will be formally recognized. In 1974, the town of Castlegar amalgamated with neighbouring Kinnaird and became the City of Castlegar. Since then, Audrey Moore, Mike O’Connor, Lawrence Chernoff, Bruno Tassone, and Kirk Duff have served as Mayor, giving ......

Council Highlights – September 2022

Delegations Council received a presentation from: Deb McIntosh regarding a free, Thanksgiving dinner for the community on October 8, 2022 from 3 – 5 p.m. at Millennium Park & Ponds; and Julie Leffelaar & Bruce Gerrand, on behalf of Castlegar Refugee Project regarding the sponsorship of a UN Refugee Family. Community Support Council approved the following: Contributing $2,000 to ......

2022 Tax Sale Not Required

The City of Castlegar is pleased to advise that all properties subject to tax sale have been paid to date and the City will not be holding a tax sale this year. Pursuant to the Community Charter and the Local Government Act, the City previously published the notice of the time and place of the ......

As Fire Prevention Week Approaches, Castlegar Fire Department Reminds Residents that “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”

Castlegar Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, October 9-15, 2022. This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” works to educate everyone about simple, but important, actions they can take to keep themselves and those around ......

Federal Holiday – Mourning the Death of Queen Elizabeth II

The City of Castlegar will recognize the federal holiday on Monday, September 19 to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The holiday was announced earlier today by the Government of Canada. As a result, City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 19 and City Council meetings scheduled for Monday, September 19 have been ......

Temporary Overnight Closure Along Columbia Avenue

Castlegar’s main road, Columbia Avenue will be temporarily closed overnight on September 21 to accommodate the necessary replacement of the rubber surfacing at the Canadian Pacific Railway crossing at 17th Street (near Century 21). To minimize traffic disruption to our residents and visitors, the closure will be when traffic volumes are lowest. The closure will ......

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